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John C Member on Episode 621: The Trip Cinematic Universe

Waaaaait, kimchee gets COOKED!? I assumed it would just leak the spice into the oil and kill the sharpness, but… more

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Margo on Episode 620: Why Don’t You Put the Bloodhound in a Little Sherlock Holmes Hat?

Example of something that may not have aged well:

If I remember correctly, someone in this film described the… more

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Lemur on Episode 619: Wrestling in Silence

The comment about the “Civilization culture score” I think deserves a bit more unpacking. On the one hand, it is… more

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John C Member on Episode 620: Why Don’t You Put the Bloodhound in a Little Sherlock Holmes Hat?

A lot of the discussion about people acting smart or dumb and the changes to and influence of the mockumentary… more

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John C Member on Episode 619: Wrestling in Silence

Conversations along these lines (not necessarily this one, but like everybody pointed out, this “modernizing the… more

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Mark on Episode 619: Wrestling in Silence

1000% yes. Thank you for bringing that up. I wrote a long article on the Julie Taymor version of this musical almost… more

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Margo on Episode 619: Wrestling in Silence

Was the much publisized and ridiculed Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark a good example of “Sexy Danger”?

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John C Member on Episode 618: I Feel Personally Attacked by This Dataset

I don’t know if you specifically meant it that way, but it’s an interesting point that a lot of the most “popular… more

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Three Act Destructure on Episode 618: I Feel Personally Attacked by This Dataset

Born in ’85 and my experience is about the same as yours. There’s a modern irrelevance to the idea of a “top 40″… more

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John C Member on Episode 618: I Feel Personally Attacked by This Dataset

I agree that this basically boils down to proximity to radios, but there’s also an aspect of the presence of friends… more

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Junji Ito’s Eyes

There’s something about the eyes in a Junji Ito drawing that creates a subtle atmosphere of horror even when nothing horrific is happening.